Category Archives: Taxes

Are the quality of cars improving or are we just broke?

. A couple of years ago, I bought my first new car in a long time. I did so not because my 2001 Chevrolet Cavalier had finally died. That wasn’t the case at all. In fact, the car was running … Continue reading

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Is now the best time to sell your house in York County?

When I bought my house nearly nine years ago, my mortgage broker practically screamed that 2004 was the best year to buy house. He assured us that mortgage rates had hit rock bottom and that if we didn’t buy a … Continue reading

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The house can be yours, as long as you’re willing to move it

Scott Hartman is clear when he speaks about the vacant stone farm house that neighbors the Rutter’s Farm Store on Main Street in Spring Grove. “If someone wants to come and move it, we would gladly give it to them, … Continue reading

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Tax Day freebies and sales

It’s become very popular in recent years for marketers to use Tax Day as a promotional giveaway frenzy. What promotions have you seen lately?

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Getting a tax refund this year? You just handed the government an interest-free loan

For those who have not yet filed their state, local or federal taxes, relax. You have time. And options. The worst thing you could do this weekend is rush to complete the forms just to make the deadline. You risk … Continue reading

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Check out why a California councilman wants to start taxing email messages

I’m not a fan of spam, and I’m not referring to canned spiced ham. Typically, my day starts with a purge of my email inbox. I trash the not-so free offers and shred the deals on items I’m never going … Continue reading

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How will you spend your tax refund?

Some people will spend their federal or state tax refund on a new iPad. Others will dump the extra cash into a vacation. Both bad ideas. First, a refund simply means that you gave the government a interest-free loan for … Continue reading

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How much of your income goes to paying off student loans?

Everyone has been there. It’s close to midnight and you’re in the family room staring at a computer screen. A pile of bills and ripped envelopes lay scattered on the coffee table. At that moment, you’re trying to convince yourself … Continue reading

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Here’s one way to save on property taxes

By now, most people have noticed a slight financial dent to their paychecks thanks to lawmakers who allowed payroll taxes to jump back up to 6.2 percent from 4.2 percent for all Americans. You’re not getting that money back. However, … Continue reading

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In York County ready for the end of the mortgage tax deduction?

If you own house and carry a mortgage, you’ll want to pay attention to the steps lawmakers are looking to take to reduce the federal deficit. You really do. Both democrat and republican lawmakers are considering cutting back the home … Continue reading

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